• ddd Gallery closes in March for relocation. The gallery relocates to Karasuma, Kyoto on July 23, and holds "ddd DATABASE 1991-2022" to commemorate its new reopening as well as the 30th anniversary of ddd.

  • World Events

    Russia launches a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, a neighboring country. The cumulative number of deaths from COVID-19 infections in Japan exceeds 30,000. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Okinawa's return to Japan.

  • Graphic Design's Events

    The Nakanoshima Museum of Art, Osaka opens, with direction Q led by Ryusuke Onishi in charge of visual identity. The exhibition "FUMIO TACHIBANA IMPRINT/IMPRESS IT’S ONLY A PAPER MOON" by Fumiho Tachibana is currently underway at Art Tower Mito. Takuya Onuki receives the 24th Yusaku Kamekura Design Award. Hideki Nakajima (b. 1961) and Takashi Akiyama (b. 1952) pass away.

  • JAGDA New Designer Award

    Taku Sasaki(b.1985) Miori Takeda(b.1986) Shoichi Maehara(b.1982)

  • ADC Grand Prix

    Not yet presented

  • TDC Grand Prix

    Keita Onishi Meikyoku Album +「Manuel Cardoso: Requiem」

  • Media

    Interest in the metaverse virtual space grows. Microsoft terminates support for Internet Explorer. Elon Musk launches bid to acquire Twitter. The NFT boom drives up the market price of digital art.

  • Culture

    To be continued...

  • Japanese Buzzword Award

    Not yet presented

  • Word of the Year

    Not yet presented

  • Hit Items

    To be continued

  • Pop Music

    To be continued

Exhibitions in 2022